Time picker: Set time periods to view data

New Relic products have multiple ways to select a time range using the "time picker." This document explains how to use the time picker for:

For Insights time selection, see Insights time picker or NRQL query time selection.

APM, Browser, and Mobile time picker

For New Relic APM, the default New Relic time frame is the last 30 minutes, ending now. To change the time frame, use the time picker, located below the New Relic top menu bar. Use the Ending now tab to quickly select a time frame, or select Custom date to choose a custom range (such as three days ending yesterday).

The amount of available data you can view depends on the data retention for your subscription level.

Time picker settings

Select any of the available options. For example:

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Select a time frame less than 30 minutes

Do not use the time picker. Instead, drag your mouse across any time period within the chart.

Select a pre-set ending date or time for historical data
  1. Select Ending now (default) if necessary.
  2. Select a time frame from the available options (30 minutes to 3 months, depending on your subscription level).
Identify a specific ending date or time for historical data
  1. Select Custom date.
  2. Select a time frame and an ending time and date.
  3. Select Go.
Advance backward and forward through historical data Select Back or Forward to move to the previous or next time frame.
View performance data since you last deployed

Select the Performance since the last deployment link.

This link appears only if you have set up deployments: Go to rpm.newrelic.com/apm > (select an app) > Events > Deployments.

Reset the time picker to its defaults
  1. Select Ending now and 30 minutes.
  2. Select Go.

For time zone information, see Time zone settings.

Infrastructure and Synthetics time picker

For New Relic Synthetics and New Relic Infrastructure, the default New Relic time frame is the past 60 minutes, ending now. To change the time frame, use the time picker, located below the New Relic top menu bar. Select Custom date to choose a custom range (such as three days ending yesterday).

The amount of available data you can view depends on the data retention for your subscription level.

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Select a time frame less than 5 minutes

You can use either of the following methods:

  • Drag your mouse across any time range within the chart.
  • Select Custom and choose a start date/time and an end/date time, then select Apply.
Select a pre-set ending date or time for historical data
  1. Select Reset to now from the Custom menu if necessary.
  2. Select a time frame from the available options (5 minutes to 7 days).
Identify a specific ending date or time for historical data
  1. Select Custom.
  2. Select a starting time and date and an ending time and date.
  3. Select Apply.
Reset the time picker to its defaults

Select 60 minutes.

For time zone information, see Time zone settings.

Time zone settings

For Infrastructure

Time zone settings are pulled from your local system.

For all other New Relic products

Time zone settings are based on your account settings. To change the time zone:

Your time zone setting controls the dates and times that appear on your New Relic pages and charts. However, this setting does not affect requests to New Relic's REST API, which uses coordinated universal time (UTC). However, the REST API does allow the use of UTC offsets.

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